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Fragment of a tapestry band

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Warp of linen; ground of green wool with a design of human figures and plants flanked by branches with leaves; a narrow band in the middle divides the design which consists of similar but inverted motifs; woven with red, light and dark green, blue, brown, and pink wool and natural-colored linen;...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century A.D.


Height x width: 14 x 17.6 cm (5 1/2 x 6 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts